Sunday, April 25, 2010

My Thank-You Note to God

There has been a lot of talk regarding Thankful Journals or Gratitude Journals Etc. I have kept one before and am going to go back to it. It is amazing what it does for a person. So if God had a mailing address, this is the letter I would send to Him.
Dear Heavenly Father,
I know it has been a while and I am sorry for that. I will strive to do better but here are some things I would like to thank you for.
1. Daniel- Thank you so much for sending me this special spirit to raise and take care of. Thank you for trusting me with him. I hope I am doing a good job. I love this kid more than life its self. He has been a joy to me but also one of my greatest trials. But, I will say, that I am so glad for everything associated with him because it has helped. I have learned so much. Thank you for having the insight to send him to me to help me. I will be eternally grateful for Daniel my wonderful son.
2. Tom- words cannot express the love in my heart for this man. He has been so good for me too. He keeps me focused, real and most of all calm. You know how excited I can get. Anyway, thank you so much for sending him to me. It has made all the difference. I am so grateful that I can be with him forever.
3. Thank you so much for the gospel of Jesus Christ. What can I say about that. It has blessed my life beyond measure. It has given so much to me. Thank you doesn't seem good enough to say. Hopefully I can show you with my life.
4. Thank you for the wonderful friends and people you have put in my life. I have learned so much from them. I have felt love, support, understanding and acceptance from them . I have been truly blessed with wonderful friends. That has made a big difference too.
5. Thank you for my talents and abilities. Especially my ability to accept people as they are. Thank you for the insight you give me into things. Love that. I am glad I like order so much. I know you do too. I love logic. Things go so much better when organized.
Once again, thanks for all that you have given me, good and bad. But thanks for helping me to see that the bad isn't really bad but good.
Your loving daughter, Karen

11 comments:

Jill said...

What a sweet note. I so agree that you have the ability to accept, and I might add 'appreciate' people as they are.

See Mom Smile said...

That is awesome. I think everyone should do that at least once a week!

Juliana said...

I think this is utterly amazing, so beautiful!

Double Wide Mom said...

Definitely need to do something similar. Thank you for sharing this special moment with us.

Uncle Tom said...

Karen has such great faith in God - I can't describe it in words.

Sue said...

We should all do a letter like this once in a while. Or maybe even more often! Thanks for sharing your blessings with us.

=)

Florida Girl Meets the Midwest said...

I have always believed that gratitude is the doorway to happiness.

PS I am linking back to your friendship post below "Wanted: Kindred Spirit" for a friendship post I wrote last week.

~*~Eneida~*~ said...

This is wonderful. Taking the time to write out a letter to Heavenly Father seems so special. What a great idea. Not that He doesn't know how you feel, but it really does something special for US to do this for Him...Great Blog!

Carissa Mason said...

What a cool idea. I think I may do something like this soon (if you don't mind me copying you, that is). Thanks for sharing your special moment with us here in Blogville. And thank you for visiting my blog today and leaving me some comment love! I appreciate it. Come again soon!

Kerri said...

Brava, Karen! Beautiful!

Teresa @ ♥ TOO MANY HEARTBEATS ♥ said...

You have such a wonderful heart and spirit and you can definitely see it here in your 'prayer' to our Heavenly Father.

I'm so glad you are my friend.

Teresa <><